Princeton University Library Catalog

New York scientific : a culture of inquiry, knowledge, and learning / István Hargittai and Magdolna Hargittai.

Author:
Hargittai, István [Browse]
Format:
Book
Language:
English
Published/​Created:
[Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2016]
Εdition:
First edition.
Description:
1 online resource : illustrations (black and white, and colour)
Summary note:
Written in an an entertaining and informative manner, this book introduces the reader to the visible memorabilia of science and scientists in all five boroughs of New York City including statues, busts, plaques, buildings, and other artifacts. In addition, it extends to some scientists and institutions currently operating in the city. It pays special attention to the role of this city in welcoming persecuted scientists and letting African-American and women scientists thrive.
Notes:
This edition previously issued in print: 2016.
Bibliographic references:
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Target audience:
Specialized.
Source of description:
Description based on online resource; title from home page (viewed on November 8, 2016).
Subject(s):
Other title(s):
Oxford scholarship online.
ISBN:
9780191822681 (ebook) :
Author:
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